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German Community Reboot

Re-imagining What better way to start 2013 than to reboot your community. Last Saturday we met in Berlin and in attendance were 15 of us. The goal was simple. Find a new direction and structure for the community. We had folks from Switzerland, Austria, and Germany so we have an evolution from Mozilla Germany to […]

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The Genesis Of A Get Involved Page

One of the common problems of Mozilla communities is building up their team. As the Mozilla project scope grows, scaling up and being inclusive is crucial. One of the simplest things any community can do is put a Get Involved page on their site. Providing specifics on tasks and contact information, and linking to the […]

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Mozilla At FOSDEM 2013 Call For Proposals

This is a post by Benoit Leseul, Rep from Belgium and point man for Mozilla participation at FOSDEM, and wordsmith Claire Corgnou who is a woman of many talents including writing for Bonjour Mozilla. ———- Like each year since 2003, Mozilla will have a Developer Room at Fosdem. Fosdem (Free and Open source Software Developers’ […]

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A New Role

As of 2 weeks ago, I am now working for Mozilla as European Community Manager. This is somewhat of a departure for me as up until now I have mostly been doing development work for a living with Briks and other employers before that. Yet in many ways it is a continuation of the work […]

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Sarajevo Web Day

A couple of weeks ago I visited one of my favourite cities, Sarajevo, to represent Mozilla at Web Day. The day was split in two. The morning and afternoon was dedicated to a Web Day mini-conference with talks from partners of Google, Microsoft, and Apple as well as other speakers. So I was in good […]

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MozCamp Run-Up

The latest MozCamp, this time in Warsaw, is approaching fast and it will be the best ever. I want to get the word out about a few things: Will you be in Warsaw on Thursday 6th before MozCamp? If so, come and join us at an event at Reaktor. We’ll be talking about Firefox OS, […]

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OSCON Report – Mozilla Reps, Mayors, Community and Change

Prologue The Mozilla Reps Council submitted a talk early on when the CFP was announced. The talk, titled ‘How To Multiply Your Community By A Factor Of X‘ seemed like a perfect fit for the Community track. The goal was two-fold, to get the word out about what we are doing in the Reps program, […]

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Mozilla Reps Companion Introduction

A few weeks ago the first version of the Mozilla Reps Companion (install page) add-on was released. The Companion is built using the Add-ons SDK. The source code is on github, so contributions are welcome. The add-on is mostly targeted at Reps right now, but we’ll be adding more features based on different roles in […]

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Mozilla Reps talk at OSCON

Mozilla Represented at OSCON 2012

This week is OSCON week in Portland, and Mozilla as always has a strong presence. If you are near, come and visit us. Even if you haven’t registered, day passes are available. The Mozilla Reps program is getting in on the act. Local Rep Benjamin Kerensa and I are presenting ‘How to Multiply Your Community […]

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Gdansk Goodness – Aviary.pl In Action

A few weeks ago I attended the Aviary.pl Mozilla community meetup in the beautiful city of Gdansk in Poland. Big thanks to the community for the welcome and organisation. I was there on behalf of the Mozilla Reps Council to observe and report back on how this successful community is running and to run some […]

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